We are community. 🙌

Penn State is a big place with plenty of opportunities to be part of the nameless crowd. Lutheran Student Community will give you a chance to be part of a community where people talk, listen and share the challenges and joys of campus life.
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Come as you are! 🏳️‍🌈

The Lutheran Student Community of Penn State is an intentionally safe place – open to all students – regardless of faith background, church denominational history, economic status, political affiliation, ancestry, color, national origin, race, sexual orientation or gender identity, disability or handicap, political persuasion, age, or academic standing.

Worship with us ⛪

There are plenty of opportunities with our community. Weekly worship is offered Thursdays on campus at the Pasquerilla Spiritual Center, as well as Sunday services in the morning and evening at Grace Lutheran Church on South Garner Street.
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Need someone to talk to? 👂🏼

Don’t know what you believe? Struggling with relationships? Need a listening ear? If you are feeling distressed or troubled, if you can’t quite sort things out, if you just want to talk, you are welcome to contact our Campus Minister, Alicia Anderson. Part of why our staff is here is so that we can provide emotional, spiritual, and other support to students when they most need it!

Alicia is available by email at ara2@psu.edu or by text or phone at (814) 360-0601.

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Recent Blog Posts

 
August 12, 2020News

miracles will happen

The last time I sat down at a table with a bunch of students for a meal was back in March, on our last day of spring break in Alabama.  We had spent the early part of the day painting, doing finish carpentry and cleaning in a house wher...

August 11, 2020News

Weekly Prayer: 8/11

God of miracles, You are with us when we gather. Bring us together into community and help us learn & live your love. Continue to bring your everyday miracles of compassion, generosity, care, patience, forgiveness, and love. Empower us t...

August 11, 2020News

Matthew 14:13-21

Now when Jesus heard this, he withdrew from there in a boat to a deserted place by himself. But when the crowds heard it, they followed him on foot from the towns.  When he went ashore, he saw a great crowd; and he had compassion for them...

August 10, 2020News

Faith and Politics

Questions, Not Answers (QNA) is an intergenerational discussion group that brings together a variety of folks from Grace Lutheran and PSU students for open disucssion about the challenge us. We wrestle with questions that don’t have ea...

August 6, 2020News

my snowdogs

I haven’t written about my dogs lately.  Really, that is somewhat surprising. They are part of every day for me.  Each day begins with our morning walk. In these summer months, we walk at or shortly before sunrise, when it is cool.  As...

August 4, 2020News

Weekly Prayer: 8/4

A prayer of thanksgiving for all the animals – Mother Theresa of Calcutta Thank you, Lord for all the animals.  The tiger, the bear, the elephant, the horse the cow and the goat.  You are the shepherd who calls us “your flock.” Thank...

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